Library Clerk

Library

Employer/Library: 
Sherrard Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
Mercer

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
20-24 hours/week, daytime hours between 12:00-4:00 PM Monday-Friday, Saturday rotation, non-exempt
Salary: 
$9/hour

Position Details:

The Sherrard Public Library District is seeking a creative and consistent team member who enjoys public service, is familiar with technology, and will provide excellent customer service to all patrons.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Welcome and interact with customers in a professional manner and provide the necessary information and services
  • Explain circulation policies to customers
  • Respond to telephone inquiries by providing information, referring and transferring calls.
  • Assist customers in the use of Library equipment
  • Perform Library materials check-in, check-out, renewals, placing and processing of holds
  • Register, renew and maintain patron accounts
  • Coordinate and run adult book clubs
  • Prepare and repair library materials for circulation
  • Craft materials for Take-and-Makes and library programs

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and ability to use computers and relevant software and equipment including but not limited to Google Suite and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to handle cash transactions
  • Ability to interpret and execute detailed procedures
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and organization
  • Works collaboratively as a member of a team
  • Uses verbal, written and electronic communication effectively
  • Applies basic problem-solving to a variety of situations

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Multiple daily collection of materials from outside book drop in varying weather
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Monday, May 27, 2019
Application Contact: 
Tori Drews
Apply To: 
IL
Illinois